Studio Lead, Mixed Use

IBI Group IBI Group Employer:
Seattle, WA, USLocation:
Wed, Aug 22 '18Posted on:

Company Description

We are a global team of dedicated and experienced architects, engineers, planners, designers and technology professionals who share a common desire – to help our clients create livable, sustainable, and advanced urban environments.

From high-rises to industrial buildings, schools to state-of-the-art hospitals, transit stations to highways, airports to toll systems, bike lanes to parks, we design every aspect of a truly integrated city for people to live, work, and play.

Our collaborative and combined approach focuses not only on creating the best solutions today, but also determining the right solutions for tomorrow. We believe cities in the future must be designed with intelligent systems, sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure, and a human touch.

At IBI, we’re defining the cities of tomorrow.

Our values:

Integrity – We do what is right.

Partnerships – We work together.

Excellence – We pursue design excellence.

Innovation – We embrace ingenuity.

Community – We build community.

Job Description

When you think of architecture at IBI Group two words come to mind… creativity and vision; creativity to develop fresh concepts and the vision to transform the world around you. IBI Group architects have the opportunity to take that vision and create interesting livable spaces. The team works closely together to ensure projects run smoothly and clients’ needs are met.

Not only do we take care of our clients, we take care of the environment by incorporating LEED-certified designs in our buildings.

IBI Group’s Seattle office is searching for a Deputy Sector Lead for our US Buildings sector to join its growing team. You will assist the Director, US Sector Lead, Buildings in meeting IBI’s strategic objectives of significantly growing our US practices in the next 3 years and beyond.

This is a newly created role that will afford you a challenging opportunity to move your career to the next level?

IBI Group offers you a career you can Define…Discover It!

Most of the things you’ll work on:

  • Assist the Director with management of the US Buildings Sector and business development with a private sector focus in the Eastern United States
  • Maintain and grow current client relationships primarily in the Living + (Urban Mixed Use development, residential, hospitality, office and Ageless Living), and Interiors while supporting all of the Sub sectors that IBI practices in, including Education, Civic, Healthcare and Industrial projects
  • Develop and maintain key ties in the Building Practice
  • Coordinate cross sector collaboration efforts with other sector leads
  • Create/develop inter-office working relationships
  • Review proposals and presentations with Office Leads when requested
  • Inspire confidence as a subject matter expert
  • Provide high level guidance for complex projects
  • This position will be 40% – 50% billable


You'll need to have:

  • Masters’ degree in Architecture
  • 15 years project management experience
  • Licensed Architect with current registration
  • Ability to think strategically and with an equal interest in business and practice issues
  • Existing relationships in the following private sectors; mixed use residential, commercial, hospitality, retail, entertainment, senior facilities
  • Experience with large complex projects within a large multi-disciplinary practice
  • Demonstrate creativity, passion and interest in design and planning
  • Experience managing multiple offices is an asset
  • Up to 30% travel

Additional information

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. IBI Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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